Jack Barrow

Musings of Jack Barrow, blogging about a life of writing and philosophy; creating fiction and non fiction, sourced from pop philosophy and the irrational. Occasional outbursts on matters political, comical or just the downright infuriating. Currently writing a travelogue about a six week tour of the 39 historic counties of England while trying to earn enough money for a new shed.

Google have your granny in their computer

I’m a little disturbed. Those of you who have met me might suggest that’s an understatement. It seems Google and others have been harvesting phone...

Starting a 2.2 Dti Vauxhall Frontera – don’t go to Halfords

In keeping with the spirit of the plans for the great travelogue tour of Englandthe crises keep coming. Some of you might have read about the work I...

Elstree 1976

R2D2 enjoyed his night out tonight at the Ultimate Picture Palace in Oxford. We drove over there to see a showing of Elstree 1976, a documentary...

Ennui and the art of motorcycle maintenance

This appeared on Facebook a little while ago. Interestingly BBC Radio 4 just broadcast a dramatisation of Zen the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by...